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Exploring Jazz Guitar

Exploring Jazz Guitar

An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation


  • Instrumentation: guitar
  • Edition: Edition with Online audio file
  • Language: English
€34.00  *
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Description
Perfect for the beginner guitarist who wants to learn more about jazz, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of Jazz Guitar.
Author Phil Capone explains jazz harmony in a clear and accessible style, from simple chord changes through to the II-V-I progression, turnarounds and other classic jazz sequences.
Building steadily throughout the book, you'll learn authentic jazz voicings and accompaniment styles, as well as vital jazz theory.
Packed with practical advice on getting to grips with improvisation, "Exploring Jazz Guitar" unlocks the secrets of jazz harmony, allowing you to construct authentic jazz solos.
Complete with accompanying audio download files containing demonstration solos and live jazz backing tracks.
Details
Binding: Paperback/Soft Cover
Content text: Introduction
1. Static Minor Triads
The Minor 7tch Chord & Arpeggio
The Aeolian Mode
The Dorian Mode
Minor Jam
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Pentatonic Superimposition
The Harmonic Minor
The Jazz Melodic Minor
Identity Crisis
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
2. Static Dominant 7tch Chords
The Dominant 7th Chord & Arpeggio
The Mixolydian Mode
Dorian Superimposition
Seventh Heaven
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Phrygian Dominant Mode
The Altered Scale
Secrets
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
3. Static Major 7th Chords
The Major 7th Chord & Arpeggio
The Major Scale
The Major Pentatonic
Pentatonic Superimposition
Happy To Be Blue
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Lydian Mode
Using Pentatonic Superimposition To Create Lydian Sounds
Winter Sun
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
4. The II-V-I
The Major II-V-I
Major II-V-I Guide Tones
Major II-V-I Arpeggios
Hitting The Changes
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor II-V-I
Minor II-V-I Licks
Creating Tension
Three Way Freeway
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
5. The Jazz Blues Progression
The Basic Blues Progression
The Major Pentatonic
The Mixolydian Mode
The Basic Jazz 12-Bar
Sunnyside Up
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Modulating To Chord IV
The V17 Chord
The Diminished Chord
Mr. Smith Called
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
6. Adding Colour - The Minor 9th
The Dominant 9th
Dhe Major 9th
Using the 7th Chords To Create 9th Chords
The Dominant 11th Chord
Wake-Up Call
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Dominant 7th Minor 9th Chord
The Dominant 7th Augmented 9th Chord
Into Somewhere
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
7. Time Signatures & Rhythms
The Jazz Waltz
3/4 Comping Rhythms
Compound Time
6/8 Comping Rhythms
Three Into Six
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Bossa Nova
The Jazz Samba
Double Stop Comping
The Latin Quarter
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvsation Tips
8. Turnarounds & Rhythm Changes
The I-VI-II-V Progression
Introducing Non-Diatonic Chords
Changing Chord II To A Secondary Dominant
Replacing Chord I With Chord III
Using III7 To Create A Series Of Dominant 7ths
The Twister
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor I-VI-II-V Progression
Substituting Secondary Dominants On VI & II
Minor Detail
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Conclusion
Suggested Listening
Index
Audio Track Index
Difficulty: intermediate
ISBN: 978-1-84761-516-9
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3865-2
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Series: Schott Pop-Styles
page number: 192
Perfect for the beginner guitarist who wants to learn more about jazz, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of Jazz Guitar.
Author Phil Capone explains jazz harmony in a clear and accessible style, from simple chord changes through to the II-V-I progression, turnarounds and other classic jazz sequences.
Building steadily throughout the book, you'll learn authentic jazz voicings and accompaniment styles, as well as vital jazz theory.
Packed with practical advice on getting to grips with improvisation, "Exploring Jazz Guitar" unlocks the secrets of jazz harmony, allowing you to construct authentic jazz solos.
Complete with accompanying audio download files containing demonstration solos and live jazz backing tracks.
Binding: Paperback/Soft Cover
Content text: Introduction
1. Static Minor Triads
The Minor 7tch Chord & Arpeggio
The Aeolian Mode
The Dorian Mode
Minor Jam
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Pentatonic Superimposition
The Harmonic Minor
The Jazz Melodic Minor
Identity Crisis
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
2. Static Dominant 7tch Chords
The Dominant 7th Chord & Arpeggio
The Mixolydian Mode
Dorian Superimposition
Seventh Heaven
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Phrygian Dominant Mode
The Altered Scale
Secrets
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
3. Static Major 7th Chords
The Major 7th Chord & Arpeggio
The Major Scale
The Major Pentatonic
Pentatonic Superimposition
Happy To Be Blue
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Lydian Mode
Using Pentatonic Superimposition To Create Lydian Sounds
Winter Sun
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
4. The II-V-I
The Major II-V-I
Major II-V-I Guide Tones
Major II-V-I Arpeggios
Hitting The Changes
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor II-V-I
Minor II-V-I Licks
Creating Tension
Three Way Freeway
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
5. The Jazz Blues Progression
The Basic Blues Progression
The Major Pentatonic
The Mixolydian Mode
The Basic Jazz 12-Bar
Sunnyside Up
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Modulating To Chord IV
The V17 Chord
The Diminished Chord
Mr. Smith Called
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
6. Adding Colour - The Minor 9th
The Dominant 9th
Dhe Major 9th
Using the 7th Chords To Create 9th Chords
The Dominant 11th Chord
Wake-Up Call
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Dominant 7th Minor 9th Chord
The Dominant 7th Augmented 9th Chord
Into Somewhere
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
7. Time Signatures & Rhythms
The Jazz Waltz
3/4 Comping Rhythms
Compound Time
6/8 Comping Rhythms
Three Into Six
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Bossa Nova
The Jazz Samba
Double Stop Comping
The Latin Quarter
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvsation Tips
8. Turnarounds & Rhythm Changes
The I-VI-II-V Progression
Introducing Non-Diatonic Chords
Changing Chord II To A Secondary Dominant
Replacing Chord I With Chord III
Using III7 To Create A Series Of Dominant 7ths
The Twister
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor I-VI-II-V Progression
Substituting Secondary Dominants On VI & II
Minor Detail
Checkpoint
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Conclusion
Suggested Listening
Index
Audio Track Index
Difficulty: intermediate
ISBN: 978-1-84761-516-9
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3865-2
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Series: Schott Pop-Styles
page number: 192